State Rep. Carney Named Environmental Champion by Connecticut League of Conservation Voters

Posted on November 19, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORD – The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) have recognized State Representative Devin Carney (R-23), naming him an Environmental Champion for his efforts and support of proposals that focus on various green initiatives throughout the state.

Each year, the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters release an Environmental Scorecard and names “Environmental Champions,” legislators who advocated for particular pro-environment bills. Only 16 legislators received this designation

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State Rep. Carney Requests Public Hearing to Address Port Authority Audit Findings

Posted on November 1, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORD – Today, State Representative Devin Carney (R-23), Ranking Member of the legislature’s Transportation Bonding Sub-Committee, submitted a letter to the chairs of the legislatures Transportation Committee, Governor Ned Lamont, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill requesting the committee hold a public hearing to address recent findings in an audit of the Connecticut Port Authority.

The audit uncovered improper records management, issues with the authority’s accounting system, inconsistencies

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Lawmakers Tour Manufacturing Facility, Encourage Students to Pursue Careers

Posted on October 28, 2019 by jpheasant


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Photo: State Representative Devin Carney and Sen. Paul Formica talk with Kelli Vallieres, PHD/President – CEO Sound Manufacturing Inc. about increasing awareness in manufacturing and sparking interest in potential career opportunities among high school students. 

OLD SAYBROOK – As part of Manufacturing Month, State Representative Devin Carney (R-23) joined State Senator Paul Formica (R-20) and students from three area high schools at Sound Manufacturing, Inc. and Monster Power Equipment, Inc. to

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Rep. Carney Recognizes Veterans, Honors Service During Westbrook Ceremony

Posted on October 25, 2019 by jpheasant


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WESTBROOK – State Representative Devin Carney (R-23) joined Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, Commissioner of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Thomas Saadi, and other state and local officials to honor and recognize veterans who served in Vietnam or during the Vietnam era.

The event continued a statewide effort by the Lt. Governor, commissioner, and state officials to meet with veterans in towns across the state who were denied a proper welcome upon returning home more than 40 years ago and thank

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Rep. Carney Supports Locally Grown Foods Through Annual Initiative

Posted on October 15, 2019 by jpheasant


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OLD SAYBROOK – State Representative Devin Carney (R-23) joined the Superintendent of Schools Jan Perruccio, Food Service Director Maureen Nuzzo and others to promote National Farm to School Month and “Connecticut Grown for Connecticut Kids Week” by encouraging students from Old Saybrook High School to enjoy more locally grown food starting with items provided within their own cafeteria.

The 10th anniversary of the week-long event celebrates local agriculture by incorporating items grown nearby into

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Rep. Carney Earns 100 Percent Voting Record

Posted on August 13, 2019 by admin


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State Representative Devin Carney (R-23) achieved a perfect record for votes cast on the floor of the state House of Representatives during the 2019 legislative session.

Representative Carney was present and voted for all 392 votes taken on the state House floor during the 2019 session, according to voting record data released last week by the House Clerk’s Office. Perfect attendance is very difficult to achieve, with only about 26 percent of legislators able to do so this year.

“The people of the

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Carney, Somers Call for Public Hearing Regarding Recent Port Authority Issues

Posted on July 26, 2019 by admin


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State Rep. Devin Carney (R-23) and State Senator Heather Somers (R-18) are asking that the Transportation Committee  hold a public hearing to address issues pertaining to the Connecticut Port Authority, its recent leadership changes, and related controversies. Both legislators want the opportunity to obtain answers and receive a more detailed explanation of the ongoing problems at the quasi-public Authority.

Rep. Carney, the Ranking Member of the legislature’s Transportation Bonding Sub-Committee

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Upcoming June Office Hours

Posted on June 4, 2019 by admin


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I invite you to join me for my upcoming Office Hours throughout the 23rd District. These events serve as an opportunity to meet to discuss what occurred during the 2019 legislative session, which ends on June 5th.

Old Lyme

With Senator Paul Formica

Monday, June 10 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library

Community Room

2 Library Lane

Lyme – Time Change

Tuesday, June 18 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Lyme Public Library

Community Room

482 Hamburg Road

Old Saybrook

Monday, June 24 from 8:00 – 9:00

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Carney to Hold Office Hours

Posted on May 29, 2019 by admin


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State Reps. Devin Carney and Jesse MacLachlan along with State Sen. Paul Formica will hold Office Hours throughout the 23rd District.

These events will provide constituents with an opportunity to ask questions or share their ideas and concerns about state government, local issues and the 2019 legislative session which will come to a close on June 5th.

Office Hours schedule is as follows:

Old Lyme

Monday, June 10 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library

Community Room

2 Library Lane

Old

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Memorial Day 2019

Posted on May 24, 2019 by admin


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Memorial Day arrives this weekend, and it is a time to reflect on the service of those who answered our nation’s call in times of armed conflict, and made the ultimate sacrifice to ensure future generations of Americans would remain free.

Below you will find some important information about events happening in our district this weekend to commemorate this national holiday.

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND 2019

Old Lyme

 Monday, May 27, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. – Memorial Day Parade will kick off at the Lyme Street

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